Fr. Joseph M. O’Keefe, SJ, is a delegate from the Northeast Province for the Society of Jesus’ General Congregation 36. He currently serves as the director of the Center of Ignatian Spirituality and a professor at Boston College. He holds a doctoral degree in administration, planning and social policy from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Fr. O'Keefe earned his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts; a master’s degree in French literature from Fordham University in the Bronx, New York; and a Master of Divinity from the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry.